Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Norway. 2014 ‘Firearms Destroyed.’ National Report of Norway on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 5, p. 6. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations. 1 January
Actions taken during the reporting period
10.6. During the reporting period, has your country destroyed surplus stocks? YES
10.6.1. How many SALW were destroyed? Include details on destruction.
During the reporting period 23 551 SALW were destroyed, of which surplus an obsolete SALW belonging to the Armed Forces were 4 689 in 2012 and 5 488 in 2013, and older police and civilian possessed SALW of small calibre destroyed for the Police were respectively 8 394 and 4 980. The destruction has been carried out by grinding/milling at a civilian facility under supervision of representatives from the Armed Forces.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]